12. Celebrations - Earth.com

No wonder these NASA staffers are jubilant. They’ve just seen their baby – the Perseverance rover – land safely on the Red Planet! It’s the culmination of years of painstaking work, and everything went to plan. It took seven months for the spacecraft to travel to Mars from Earth. After that, Perseverance spent just seven minutes descending through the planet’s atmosphere before touching down in the Jezero Crater.

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